Case Manager

George Spady Society - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

The George Spady Society is seeking Full Time Case Managers for our Scattered Site Permanent Supportive Housing Program

The Case Manager, under the direction of the Program Manager, is responsible for ongoing needs assessment, community care plans, implementation, support, information, referral and advocacy for individuals who are in the Permanent Supportive Housing Program.

This position requires successful working relationships with residents that support their ability to increase self-reliance. The Case Manager also assists with managing mental health, substance use and health issues.

This position will influence and recognize positive behavior changes and identify obstacles that create challenges to a participant’s independence. Keeping clear and accurate files and records is essential to this position. In addition, the Case Manager will liaise and work closely with external community supports and the Program Manager to ensure that there is accurate and up-to-date information on participants’ needs.

The Case Manager will have a strong understanding of Case Management, Harm Reduction Practices and the willingness and ability to work within this framework.

Hours of Work

The typical hours of work will be Monday – Friday , 7.5 hours shifts with some limited on-call expectation.

Position Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree or diploma in a Human Services field with 2 to 3 years of direct experience in working in a supervisory capacity in a residential setting. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • An open, accepting and non-judgmental attitude with an ability to build rapport with clients and staff
  • Experience working with people with complex life circumstances associated with substance-related disorders, mental health issues, mobility issues and homelessness
  • Basic understanding of recovery, harm reduction and trauma principles based on dignity, hope and healing as individuals move forward towards improved health and well-being
  • Demonstrates understanding of the addictions field
  • Knowledge of referrals resources
  • Understanding of inner- city issues
  • Must have a valid drivers license, plus a personal vehicle with $2 million liability insurance and the ability to transport clients as deemed necessary.
  • Will be required to obtain Emergency First Aid, CPR and AED training
  • Will be required to provide a Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Record check
  • Social Workers and Individuals with Social Work education must be registered with the Alberta College of Social Workers

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Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume (via Indeed), no later than Friday February 21, 2020.

George Spady Society thanks all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent